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TROİA FOUNDATION

CANAKKALE - TÜBİNGEN TROİA FOUNDATION

M. OSMAN KORFMANN LIBRARY

FROM THE PAST TO PRESENT

TROİA EXCAVATIONS

TROİA FOUNDATION

Çanakkale-Tübingen Troia Foudation was established on the 9th August in 2004 by Prof. Dr. h.c. Manfred Osman Korfmann in Çanakkale. This foundation is affiliated with the Tübingen Troia Foundation. Tübingen Troia Foundation supports research and publication studies in Tübingen, while Çanakkale-Tübingen Troia Foundation promotes the research, excavation, restoration and preservation of Troia.


THE FOUNDATION LIBRARY

Çanakkale-Tübingen Troia Foundation M. Osman Korfmann Library consists of  Prof. Korfmann’s own book collection. Before the death of Prof. Korfmann he left his books to the use of researchers’ in the responsibility of the foundation.


TROİA EXCAVATION

The word ‘Troia’ has different writing and pronunciation versions in different languages. In Turkish Language it is known as ‘Troya’ and also as ‘Truva’ like the French pronunciation since the 19th century. In Iliad, it was called both Troia and Ilios.


Tell me, O Muse, of the man of many devices, who wandered full many ways after he had sacked the sacred citadel of Troy (Odyssey, Book I, 1-2)

Homer

But come now, and sing of the building of the horse of wood (Odyssey, Book VIII, 492)

Homer